Seneca County Museum


28 Clay St.
Tiffin, OH 44883

Wednesday – Saturday 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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Your window to Seneca County's history is framed and ready for viewing at the Italianate-style 1853 home of Tiffin's first millionaire, Rezin Shawhan. Experience the elegant drawing room with original furnishings and elaborate architectural details. The parlor, with its original wallpaper, marble fireplace, and chandelier, showcases early means of musical entertainment. The remainder of the first floor has been renovated to enhance displays of glassware, primitive kitchen items and military uniforms, weapons, and memorabilia. The library and research center offers material on wide range of topics and the new gift shop features historically themed items and books by local artisans and authors.

Did you know that the Seneca County Museum is an official stop on the Northwest Ohio Cultural Heritage Passport? The museum along with many other exciting stops in Seneca County and Northwest Ohio are featured and allow you to explore the amazing culture our area has to offer. Check it out! 

Take a little time to slip away from the hustle & bustle of the world and peer through the window of the past at the Seneca County Museum. Browse through the Museum Gift Shop to see various unique items available from local artists and authors. Enjoy the sights and sounds of Christmas as former generations of Seneca County residents might have celebrated it. Period Christmas décor, along with seasonal music, will make your visit a memorable one. 

Holiday Hours: Monday through Saturday, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM


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